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Opioids

Choosing Physical Therapy As An Alternative to Opioids

April 20th, 2021

If you’re taking opioids to manage your pain, know that it may not be in your best interest. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million in economic costs. It seems like every time you turn

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Bad Back Pain_ You Could Have a Herniated Disc

Bad Back Pain? You Could Have a Herniated Disc.

April 10th, 2021

One of the most common causes of pain among adults in the United States, back pain can develop for any number of endless reasons, and once it develops it doesn’t always go away all that easily. Because it could be a sign of something more serious, back pain is not something you want to ignore

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Active

3 Ways Staying Active as You Age Can Benefit Your Overall Health

March 20th, 2021

Are you in your fifth, sixth, or seventh decade of life? You might start to notice aches, pains, and other issues are making movement more difficult for you. There are so many things to look forward to with age—spending more time with loved ones, watching your family grow, and experiencing new things. Unfortunately, as we

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Aches and pains

Waking Up With Aches and Pains? Physical Therapy Can Help You Enjoy Your Mornings Again

March 10th, 2021

At the end of a long day, feeling a little sore is somewhat normal. This is especially true if you work a job that is very physically demanding. Most of us are pushing our bodies for somewhere between 12 – 16 hours, taking care of our families, pets, our work issues, and our homes—who wouldn’t

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Opioids

Ready to Say Goodbye to Opioids? Physical Therapy Can Help You Find More Effective Relief!

February 20th, 2021

Did You Know that Physical Therapy Can Help You Achieve Even Better Results than Opioids? Another day, another trip to the pharmacy. This is the treadmill that many chronic pain sufferers find themselves walking, month after month and year after year.  Prescription pain medications can only do so much to keep your suffering at bay

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Herniated disc

So You Have Back Pain – Chances Are, It Could Be From a Herniated Disc

February 10th, 2021

Did You Know Your Back Pain Could Be Stemming From a Herniated Disc? How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located.  Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems

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pre and post surgical rehab

Discover the Benefits of both Pre and Post-Surgical Rehabilitation!

January 20th, 2021

Did You Know That You Could Benefit From Both Our Pre AND Post-Surgical Physical Therapy Services? Pre and post surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries.  Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any

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chronic joint pain

Chronic Joint Pain Doesn’t Have to Control Your Life – Find Relief with Physical Therapy

January 10th, 2021

Did You Know An Estimated 54.4 Million U.S. Adults Are Diagnosed With Arthritis? 54.4 million adults living in the United States are diagnosed with arthritis – that equates to about 1 in 4 Americans. Of those, about 27% report experiencing severe joint pain. If you are one of these adults living day to day with

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be active

A 9-5 Job Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Active!

December 20th, 2020

Did You Know There Are a Bunch of Things You Can Do to Stay Active During the Workday? Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout

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headaches

Are Headaches Causing You Frequent Pain? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

December 10th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help With Headache Relief? The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you.  Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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